The X factor is the game-changer. He is a football player that may be flying under the radar or maybe he just isn't utilized that much—but when he's on the field, his impact is widely felt.
The Pac-12 has some marquee players, and they'll be watched closely in the upcoming bowls. But which Pac-12 players will be the X factor players?
We've gone through the Pac-12 bowls (Arizona has already played in the New Mexico Bowl, so it won't be included) and projected which Pac-12 players have that X factor quality that could make a difference in the game.